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What have you done to your Cherokee today?

Discussion in 'Cherokee' started by Bob, Jul 24, 2016.

  1. Aug 28, 2018 at 11:45 AM
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    Prerunner1982

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    Welp.... didn't make it to this weekend. Had the other caliper lock up on me on my way home. Made it home and changed them this morning.
    Adjusted the rear brakes and the parking brake while I was at it and installed a seat belt buckle so I have a working seatbelt again.
     
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  2. Sep 4, 2018 at 8:31 AM
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    Sunday replaced the clutch master cylinder..... and blew the brand new slave cylinder.
    Monday.... pulled trans to remove the slave cylinder....internal slave cylinder. :frusty:
     
  3. Sep 4, 2018 at 9:23 AM
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    That's a commendable weekend project to tackle. Internal slave better last long time.
     
  4. Sep 4, 2018 at 10:06 AM
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    Haven't put a new one in yet. This coming weekend perhaps.
     
  5. Sep 5, 2018 at 5:52 AM
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    Nothing today, but went wheeling over the weekend, we went to Appalachian Toyota Roundup at Windrock ORV and I decided to take my Jeep :)

    ~Jeff

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  6. Sep 13, 2018 at 7:31 AM
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    Getting this thing closer to being done. Hopefully these shocks will make it seem like a caddie
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  7. Sep 17, 2018 at 6:00 AM
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    Looks like I have too much play in the thrust bearing so I pulled the engine back out. :facepalm:

    I could have done it with the engine in the Jeep but with the supports holding the trans/tcase up I have to crawl in from near the rear axle and with the exhaust hanging down and laying in the dirt it would be easier and cleaner to just pull the engine. Without the trans/tcase attached it comes out much easier. :D
     
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  8. Oct 1, 2018 at 6:45 AM
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    Replaced the rod bearings, main bearings look great and spec'd fine with plastigage. Replaced the rear main.
    Still waiting on the thrust bearing from Quadratec. :rolleyes:
     
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  9. Oct 8, 2018 at 5:20 AM
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    Thrust bearing installed and now crank end play is within spec :bananadance: also installed the new oil pump.
    Ran out of time due to more rain moving in. Just need to get oil pan and gasket on and stab that sucker back in.
     
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  10. Oct 11, 2018 at 6:54 AM
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    my cherokee gets new grote led headlights today$$$$$. hope it fixes the switch issue. it burned up going down the road at 4 in the morning. supposed to draw very low amps
     
  11. Oct 11, 2018 at 7:12 AM
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    Welcome Papa J.
    The power for the headlights runs through the switch, a bad design.
    Anything electrical that draws that much current should run off a relay.
    A relay headlight harness will fix that and consequently make the stock headlights brighter as it will pull power directly from the battery vs many feet of small gauge wire.
    The LED headlights should help but if you are still concerned the harness is a great upgrade.
    The 36-3580 harness from LMC truck should work for you. http://www.lmctruck.com/icatalog/cc/full.aspx?Page=106

    You may notice that the LED headlights glow dimly when the vehicle is on but the headlight switch is off, this is because there is still 7.72 volts going to the headlights and the lights lacking the a high enough resistance. Some are canbus compatible and have resistors built in, some don't. In a vehicle that uses canbus the lack of load in the light can make the system think the bulb is out, this isn't an issue on the XJs but may be on newer Jeeps.
    To remedy the glow you can either put a resistor inline with each headlight or install a relay headlight harness.
     
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  12. Oct 11, 2018 at 12:05 PM
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    I put some lights on it... Well last night wired wire all up. IMG_20181008_174623.jpg IMG_20181010_184006.jpg
     
  13. Oct 23, 2018 at 10:01 AM
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    Saturday I got the engine back between the "frame rails".
    Sunday I got the transmission mated to the engine, everything hooked back up and running.
    Drove it to work this morning.
    So far the slave cylinder has not puked which is what caused all of this so I am keeping my fingers crossed.
     
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  14. Oct 24, 2018 at 5:17 PM
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    Not perfect... But not bad for a first try. IMG_20181024_161349.jpg IMG_20181024_154012.jpg
     
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    Over the past few weeks
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  16. Nov 5, 2018 at 5:43 AM
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    Installed a 136 amp alternator from a ZJ, re-tightened all the suspension fasteners, and did a 500 mile oil change.
     
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  17. Nov 5, 2018 at 6:17 AM
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    500 mile?
     
  18. Nov 5, 2018 at 6:35 AM
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    I put new bearings in it, so I went through the break-in process.
     
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  19. Nov 5, 2018 at 8:40 AM
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    Impressive. Good work
     
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